Creative Director

Manchester, UK | Creative | Full-time


As an award winning integrated communications agency, we are committed to bringing about change in healthcare; change informed by experience, driven by innovation and proven in delivery. Recognised as Healthcare Agency of the year at Cannes, we are continuing to disrupt the status quo in healthcare comms.

We are Havas Lynx Group; a team of over 500+ people in Manchester and London, with a history of over 30 years and an ever evolving future. You can get a feel for the #LYNXLife via YouTube, #LYNXLife playlist, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 Our role

The role of Creative Director will see you take responsibility for creating insightful and effective conceptual ideas, whilst overseeing and producing impactful, original, intelligent work. You will excel across a broad range of media, whilst pro-actively furthering you and your team’s skills across all areas. You will be a mentor to all Creatives in your team, helping them to fulfil their potential.

 Role responsibilities

  • You will lead the origination and delivery of conceptual ideas whilst guiding and shaping these with the wider team.
  • You will oversee and produce creative work across a broad range of media, which is appropriate and exceeds the clients’ brief.
  • You will manage the day to day running of your creative team. Providing creative nurturing and day to day management.
  • You will oversee and produce creative work across a broad range of media, which is appropriate and exceeds the clients’ brief.
  • You will be the lead in pitch activity – leading the Creative Team’s activity and compliment the Accounts and Strategic Teams to ensure the creative put forward is appropriate, on brief and innovative to the client need.
  • You will have a good financial awareness of projects, ensuring creative ideas and execution are realistic to budget.

What we offer:

  • ‘Thoughtful Working’ post pandemic – split remote and office-based working (pilot programme)
  • 20 days holiday, plus additional 3-day discretionary Christmas shutdown, offered on top of your annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance connected to length of service (with the option to buy more)
  • Early Friday finish throughout the year
  • Extra early Friday finish during summer months
  • Late Monday start during winter months
  • Wellness Wednesdays with extended lunch hours
  • Wellbeing programme – yoga, football, running club, hiking and more
  • Season ticket interest free loans for travel
  • #LXAcademy – our huge bespoke training programme for personal and professional development
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Medicash healthcare benefit
  • Enhanced parental return to work scheme
  • Office dogs
  • In office drink trolley Fridays
  • And the best, fully paid for, company parties and socials!


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